Carter Burden Network

Spring 2019 Newsletter

We hope your spring is off to a good start! We're happy to share our spring newsletter with you  as we kick off the month of May celebrating National Older Americans Month. Read on to see highlights of Carter Burden Network activities. And of course, many thanks for your continued support.  Enjoy!
Upcoming Events
Shop for A Cause Pre-Mother's Day Shopping Event
at UNOde50 on May 11th

We are excited to announce that UNOde50, a unique and creative jewelry brand, will be hosting a festive shopping event to benefit the Carter Burden Gallery. Fifteen percent of all in-store sales during the event will be donated to the Gallery.

Please join us on Saturday, May 11th, from 12PM - 2PM at UNOde50's SoHo Studio (123 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012). This is a great time to spoil your mom for Mother's Day, or yourself, with original jewelry gifts by UNOde50! To RSVP, click here. For more details, visit
Save the Date: Making Art Work Show 
Opening Reception on June 21st at PS109
Ceramics, textiles and prints, from the Making Art Work Program at our Leonard Covello Senior Program will be on view at El Barrio Artspace PS 109 at 215 East 99th St. The exhibition is open daily f rom June 21st through June 30th from 10am - 6pm.

Please join us on Friday, June 21st from 6pm - 8pm for an opening reception. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information on the program, visit:
Carter Burden Gallery in Chelsea: Current Exhibition

Carter Burden Gallery presents three new exhibitions:  Uncontrollable in the East Gallery featuring eleven gallery artists; To the Muse featuring  Myrna Burks ; and   On the Wall featuring  Sue Dean . The exhibition runs from April 25th through May 22nd.

Carter Burden Gallery
548 West 28th Street, #534
New York, New York 10001  
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

To sign up for the Gallery's e-newsletter  click here.
CBN Highlights
AmazonSmile Benefits Carter Burden Network

Support CBN when shopping on Amazon through our AmazonSmile link. At no cost to you, a portion of your purchase will be donated to CBN to support the programs that keep our members feeling loved and inspired.  
Click here to shop using our link.
Nursing students from Hunter College, distributing Bombas socks to our grateful seniors at Covello
Bombas Socks Donation

Thanks to our Board Member Krutin Shah, Bombas donated 2,000 new pairs of socks, which are being distributed to our members at our various locations.

The donated socks are gifted by Bombas as part of their mission to give back to the community.

We are so appreciative of this thoughtful donation!
Volunteer Appreciation Event

All 3,500+ CBN volunteers are saluted on this banner

CBN's Volunteer Services Department threw a Volunteer Appreciation event on April 11th at our Carter Burden Gallery in Chelsea in honor of National Volunteer Month to thank our volunteers for all that they do to support our mission. 

Want to volunteer with us? We offer individual, family and corporate volunteer opportunities. To learn more, email Elinor Dale, Director of Volunteer Services, at
Hazel Gregory being escorted by NYPD Community Affairs Officer
Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Annual Fashion Show

On Friday, April 5th, more than 25 seniors and staff transformed into runway models and took to the catwalk at Carter Burden Network's Annual "Beauty at Any Age" Fashion Show at the Covello Senior Program in East Harlem. 

A very special thanks to our event sponsor, Macy's, for providing volunteers for the show, make-up, professional make-up artists, and beauty gift bags.

Click  her e  to read more about the event and to view the beautiful photos taken by Hechler Photographers.
March was National  Social Work Month

March was National Social Work Month, a month to honor social workers and case workers for their dedicated efforts and recognize their valuable contributions to our communities.  From July 2017 - June 2018 CBN staff assisted with over 18,000 contacts  made with clients to help them with benefits and entitlements, advocacy, supportive counseling, and other vital services. Together, they saw 500 new clients last year. 

If you or somebody you know needs social service assistance, visit our website at to learn more about our social service programs.
Photo courtesy of Scott Wyn Photography
Carter Burden Network Dancers at LiveOn NY's Annual Conference on Aging

Our CBN Dancers performed at the opening of LiveOn NY 's Annual Conference on Aging at The New York Academy of Medicine in  January. 

They danced to two different songs, "Proud Mary" by Tina Turner and "These Boots are Made for Walkin" by Nancy Sinatra the room was revved up which set the tone for  a day of learning and networking among NYC aging services professionals.
Carter Burden Network Singers at the Carter Burden Gallery

This past weekend, members of our Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program performed a Choir Concert at our Carter Burden Gallery in Chelsea.

The Carter Burden Network Singers are led by our volunteer professional Choir Director Peter Hill.

CBN In The News

WABC Video - Kindergarteners Deliver Homemade Valentine's Cards to Seniors 
 NY1 Video - Lehman Village Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) Graduation
 NY Patch - Carter Burden/Leonard Covello
Annual Fashion Show
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